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Health Tips

You are at your doctor’s appointment and your cholesterol panel is reviewed. All you hear is that your LDL and triglycerides are too high and it is recommended that you eat a low-fat diet and have your cholesterol rechecked in a few months. What are...

Are you burning calories watching TV? The answer is yes. Determining how many calories are burned requires a discussion about your resting metabolic rate or basal metabolic rate. These two terms are used interchangeably, but for the purposes of this discussion, we will stick with...

The heart is the engine to your life, and without the proper maintenance, it can fail. A proper diet and a regular exercise program can decrease the risk of such a failure. Many of us pledge to turn over a new leaf by exercising regularly and...

Sugar (which we like to call “carbohydrates” in the nutrition world) can be the root of all evil if its intake remains unchecked. Carbohydrates are what most of us crave because they give us immediate energy. No one craves celery over chocolate, but an hour...